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New Ditko-Lee Collaboration?

  The final issue of Amazing Fantasy (No. 15) featured not only Spider-Man’s debut but three shorter Steve Ditko and Stan Lee collaborations, including “The One and Only,” a five-page tale made in the late 1950s and dropped into Amazing Fantasy as back filler. Ditko is credited for the art, but comics collector James Horvath, […]

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How HBO Killed Art

Critics love violence, because it is real.

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Is Fury Road Really All That Feminist?

Can one strong female character excuse everything else?

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Comics By the Date: March 1906 to December 1939

The series begins with the most notable U. S. comic books before 1940.

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Utilitarian Review 5/23/15

This week’s blogging and links.

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We’re More Theon than Sansa: Game of Thrones’ “Subtle” Viewer Trolling

Implicating the viewer in sexual violence.

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Comics to Change Your Gender

The Gender-Bending Farce of Ramiko Takahashi’s Ranma 1/2

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